Veterans' Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation; Notice of Meeting, Amended, 8786 [2019-04324]

Download as PDF 8786 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 47 / Monday, March 11, 2019 / Notices not employees of the Federal Government. To satisfy this requirement and ensure the Committee has the expertise to fulfill its statutory objectives, VA seeks nominees from the following professions at this time: (1) GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEER: Candidate must be an expert in earthquake geotechnical engineering and foundation engineering, with experience in the topics of liquefaction, earthquake ground motions, soilstructure interaction, and soil improvement. A practicing, licensed Professional Engineer with a focus on geotechnical engineering is required; and (2) FIRE SAFETY ENGINEER: Candidate must be an expert in fire protection engineering and building codes and standards, in particular related to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). A practicing, licensed Professional Engineer with expert knowledge in fire protection systems and experience with life safety requirements is required. Prior experience serving on nationally recognized professional and technical committees is also desired. Requirements for Nomination Submission Nominations should be type written (one nomination per nominator). Nomination package should include: (1) A letter of nomination that clearly states the name and affiliation of the nominee, the basis for the nomination (i.e. specific attributes which qualify the nominee for service in this capacity), and a statement from the nominee indicating a willingness to serve as a member of the Committee; (2) the nominee’s contact information, including name, mailing address, telephone numbers, and email address; (3) the nominee’s curriculum vitae, and (4) a summary of the nominee’s experience and qualification relative to the professional qualifications criteria listed above. amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES Membership Terms Individuals selected for appointment to the Committee shall be invited to serve a two-year term. At the Secretary’s discretion, members may be reappointed to serve an additional term. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:41 Mar 08, 2019 Jkt 247001 All members will receive travel expenses and a per diem allowance in accordance with the Federal Travel Regulation for any travel made in connection with their duties as members of the Committee. The Department makes every effort to ensure that the membership of its Federal advisory committees is fairly balanced in terms of points of view represented and the committee’s function. Every effort is made to ensure that a broad representation of geographic areas, gender, racial and ethnic minority groups, and the disabled are given consideration for membership. Appointment to this Committee shall be made without discrimination because of a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Nominations must state that the nominee is willing to serve as a member of the Committee and appears to have no conflict of interest that would preclude membership. An ethics review is conducted for each selected nominee. Dated: March 6, 2019. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–04305 Filed 3–8–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation; Notice of Meeting, Amended The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, that a meeting of the Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation (VACOR) will be held on Monday thru Wednesday, March 25–27, 2019, at the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System located at 10000 Bay Pines Blvd., Bay Pines, FL 33744 in the Auditorium of Building 20. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. EST and adjourn at 4:30 p.m. EST on Monday and PO 00000 Frm 00126 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Tuesday. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. EST and adjourn at 12:00 p.m. EST on Wednesday. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice to the Secretary on the rehabilitation needs of Veterans with disabilities and on the administration of VA’s rehabilitation programs. On March 25–26, 2019, Committee members will be provided with updated briefings on various VA programs designed to enhance the rehabilitative potential of disabled Veterans. On March 26, 2019, the Committee will begin consideration of potential recommendations to be included in the Committee’s next annual report. On March 27, 2019, the Committee will go on a tour of the St. Petersburg Regional Office and continue consideration of potential recommendations to be included in the Committee’s next annual report. Although no time will be allocated for receiving oral presentations from the public, members of the public may submit written statements for review by the Committee to Latrese Arnold, Designated Federal Officer, Veterans Benefits Administration (28), 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, or via email at Latrese.Arnold@ va.gov. In the communication, writers must identify themselves and state the organization, association or person(s) they represent. Because the meeting is being held in a government building, a photo I.D. must be presented as part of the clearance process. Due to an increase in security protocols, and in order to prevent delays in clearance processing, you should allow an additional 30 minutes before the meeting begins. Any member of the public who wishes to attend the meeting should RSVP to Latrese Arnold at (202) 461–9773 no later than close of business, March 18, 2019, at the phone number or email address noted above. Dated: March 6, 2019. LaTonya L. Small, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–04324 Filed 3–8–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\11MRN1.SGM 11MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Veterans' Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation; Notice of 
Meeting, Amended

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, that a meeting of the Veterans' 
Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation (VACOR) will be held on Monday 
thru Wednesday, March 25-27, 2019, at the Bay Pines VA Healthcare 
System located at 10000 Bay Pines Blvd., Bay Pines, FL 33744 in the 
Auditorium of Building 20. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. EST and 
adjourn at 4:30 p.m. EST on Monday and Tuesday. The meeting will begin 
at 8:30 a.m. EST and adjourn at 12:00 p.m. EST on Wednesday. The 
meeting is open to the public.
    The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice to the Secretary 
on the rehabilitation needs of Veterans with disabilities and on the 
administration of VA's rehabilitation programs.
    On March 25-26, 2019, Committee members will be provided with 
updated briefings on various VA programs designed to enhance the 
rehabilitative potential of disabled Veterans. On March 26, 2019, the 
Committee will begin consideration of potential recommendations to be 
included in the Committee's next annual report. On March 27, 2019, the 
Committee will go on a tour of the St. Petersburg Regional Office and 
continue consideration of potential recommendations to be included in 
the Committee's next annual report.
    Although no time will be allocated for receiving oral presentations 
from the public, members of the public may submit written statements 
for review by the Committee to Latrese Arnold, Designated Federal 
Officer, Veterans Benefits Administration (28), 810 Vermont Avenue NW, 
Washington, DC 20420, or via email at Latrese.Arnold@va.gov. In the 
communication, writers must identify themselves and state the 
organization, association or person(s) they represent. Because the 
meeting is being held in a government building, a photo I.D. must be 
presented as part of the clearance process. Due to an increase in 
security protocols, and in order to prevent delays in clearance 
processing, you should allow an additional 30 minutes before the 
meeting begins. Any member of the public who wishes to attend the 
meeting should RSVP to Latrese Arnold at (202) 461-9773 no later than 
close of business, March 18, 2019, at the phone number or email address 
noted above.

    Dated: March 6, 2019.
LaTonya L. Small,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-04324 Filed 3-8-19; 8:45 am]
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